The Barrow Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Malformation Research Center (BAARC) is world-renowned in advancing the technologies, techniques and treatment options for aneurysms and AVMs. Barrow already has established expertise in treating patients with these diseases. The BAARC performs research to better understand the biology of aneurysms and AVMs to improve the quality of life for people affected by these neurovascular diseases. With research, neurosurgeons can look to what worked in past cases to suggest treatment options. Assisting at the forefront of this effort is our Neurosurgery Clinical Research Team who helps build the infrastructure, educate, and obtain clinical outcome data from patients. With neurosurgical technology changing rapidly, and therapy indications evolving, this is a very exciting and sought after scientific area for candidates to expand their research careers by joining our Neurosurgery Clinical Research Team and help contribute to better treatment options for patients with neurovascular diseases.
We are seeking a Clinical Research Assistant to join our team. Performs routine clinical research activities under the direction of the principal investigator, research nurse clinician, and research specialist. Collects information and reports data as requested.
The Clinical Research Associate (CRA) position, is an office based position located at Barrow Neurological Institute, on the St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center Campus. This position will report directly to the BNI Clinical Research Organization (CRO) Program Manager. The CRA position will independently be responsible for clinical monitoring activities and overall project administration to oversee the progress of multi-center, investigator initiated, or industry sponsored clinical studies throughout the United States and Canada. The CRA will travel to assigned clinical research sties to conduct approx. 25-30 clinical trial monitoring visits each year, and will also complete remote/centralized monitoring visits to ensure clinical studies are conducted, recorded, and reported in accordance with the protocol, standard operating procedures (SOPs), International Conference on Harmonization- Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP) guidelines, and all applicable regulatory requirements. The CRA will be responsible for the timely reporting of all monitoring visit findings, and is expected to complete comprehensive monitoring reports and associated deliverables to provide back to the Sponsor and the clinical sites. Additionally, the CRA role will oversee clinical site training activities and, conduct remote webinar and onsite protocol trainings for Physician Site Investigators, Clinical Research Coordinators, Research Nurses, and other delegated healthcare study personnel. The CRA will be responsible for managing all monitoring visit travel arrangements and travel expense reporting activities in accordance with Dignity Health’s travel purchasing policy. The CRA role will actively participate in departmental quality control and program development activities as directed by the BNI CRO Program Manager
Located in Phoenix, AZ, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.
Our Cardiovascular Research Program and Women's/Infants Research Program is seeking a Clinical Research Nurse to join our team!
The selected candidate manages and coordinates all facets of assigned clinical protocols from IRB preparation through query and data seal; ensuring protocol and regulatory compliance.
403B retirement with company contribution
Flexible Spending Accounts
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision Plans with a no premium option available
Relocation Incentive for qualifying candidates
Employee Wellness Program
Voluntary Benefits available
Barrow Neurological Institute Neuro-Rehabilitation Center provides a complete spectrum of care, including inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, work and school re-entry programs, and opportunities to participate in adaptive recreation and support groups. The Research Program Coordinator will be an integral team member within the Neurorehabilitation Program, collaborating with administrative staff and clinicians to support innovative clinical trials to identify new therapeutic opportunities for a diverse patient population, including patients with traumatic brain injury, brain tumor, stroke, and spinal cord injuries.
The Research Program Coordinator will provide oversight and leadership necessary for successful delivery of clinical projects from initiation to implementation to close-out of assigned research activities. The Program Coordinator is expected to coordinate and participate in clinical research studies, including collection, compilation, documentation and analysis of clinical research data, as well as effectively manage scope, schedule/timelines, budget, quality and resources of the assigned trial(s).
- Collaborate with project investigators and research sites to ensure targets are met for study start up, site activation, patient recruitment and enrollment. Lead cross-functional teams in the timely execution of high-quality clinical research projects leveraging knowledge, expertise, and risk mitigation while functioning as the principal liaison with internal and external project stakeholders
- Assist with clinical site contract and amendment development as applicable. Maintain study budget and financial records, if required. Ensure trials are maintained within the study budget and accurate payments are received.
- Coordinate and implement procedures to collect data from patient charts, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, diagnostic tests and other sources. Ensure that the subject fulfills the inclusion/exclusion criteria to enter the study.
- Act as a specialists/resource person; provide support, recommendations and advice to all personnel involved with the study and coordinate patient care within the multi-disciplinary team.
- Review minimally necessary data extracts for the purpose of identifying potential research candidates from our patient population. If a potential candidate is identified, they will work with the Primary Physician to begin the consenting process.
- Participate in assessing outcomes/endpoints related to the clinical protocol procedures, and assisting in various study procedures that may include obtaining blood, tissue or other specimens for laboratory analysis; EKG, investigational devices, including neurorehabilitation robotic devices, and various therapeutic interventions.
- Ensure compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of the institutional review board (IRB) and FDA regulations. Responsible for preparation of IRB documents, including submission of clinical trial protocols, amendments and study modifications; reporting of serious adverse events; annual reports; and/or study closure.
- Ensuring all personnel associated with the implementation of clinical trials are adequately educated to the disease process, protocol requirements, special procedures, therapeutic treatment and technological devices through group or individual education meetings.
- Ensure patient/subject participant safety by actively exercising the patient advocacy role and implementing the ongoing process of informed consent to ensure patient's confidentiality and autonomy is maintained.
- Evaluate and interpret collected data in conjunction with the principal investigator(s) as appropriate; prepare presentations or written reports and analyses. Assist the principal investigator in developing plans for research projects and collaborate on the preparation of manuscripts for publication.
- Data collection responsibilities include: maintenance of clinical trial regulatory files; maintenance of computer, paper and filing systems for the recording updating and reporting of data; and preparation of study documents (screening and enrollment records, case report forms, queries).
- Take on additional pre-clinical and clinical trial management tasks and responsibilities, as requested.
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Barrow Neurological Institute Neuro-Rehabilitation Center
This position reports jointly to the Division Chair and BNI Research Operations Manager, and works cooperatively with the Office of Sponsored Programs and the Practice Manager for the BNI Department of Neurology.
Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is an internationally renowned medical center that offers care for people from throughout the world with brain and spine diseases, disorders. BNI is home to the Muhammed Ali Parkinson's Center. Our team of neurologists, research professionals, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists are dedicated to providing the best clinical care, research, rehabilitation, education, and support. Our demonstrated commitment to these areas has earned us the distinction as a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence. We are also a world leader in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery for the treatment of movement disorders.
The Movement Disorder's Research Program Manager position is responsible for the oversight, management, implementation, and accountability of clinical research activities for a robust research program. This role is accountable for the assigned research cost center budget, and responsible for overseeing all project activities within the research portfolio, including the oversight of a highly skilled group of research professionals. The Program Manager works closely with regulatory, contracts staff, Division Director(s), as well as internal and external stakeholders to facilitate program research, secure extramural funding and philanthropy, collaborate with patient outreach and navigation activities, and coordinate interdisciplinary patient care initiatives.
Position Summary: Responsible for administration, oversight, management, implementation and accountability of clinical research, data collection activities and clinical operations for research program. Coordinates project activities, regulatory approvals, contracting and is accountable for assigned research cost center budget. Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
- Provides financial oversight and management of research requiring expertise in clinical trial billing practices, time and effort reporting and research compliance including CMS regulations associated with cost analysis for billable services and HIPAA obligations.
- Acts as the primary program manager/liaison and works closely with UACC and SJHMC staff including physician leaders and various working groups and oversight committees. A strong working knowledge of GCP, DHHS, FDA and OIG regulations is required along with any and all applicable federal and state regulations and institutional policies.
- Utilizes clinical knowledge, good clinical practices, research experience and knowledge of government billing regulations as well as Dignity Health policies and procedures to evaluate the study and its level of appropriateness within Dignity Health
- Coordinates the process flow of a study from initial AE approval to IRB through the final AE sign off. Facilitates feasibility and IRB review and approvals between multi-sites based upon governing policies.
Essential Job Functions:
Facilitates patient based research in partnership with Division Director(s) and Research Administration colleagues, including coordination of grant submission and clinical trial contracting activities, monitoring of research accounting unit and individual activity budgets, FDA, and IRB regulatory submissions, protocol designs, and annual reports.
- Manages, organizes and plans the daily clinical trial operational activities of the Research Program staff to support clinical trials. Serves as the primary liaison for internal and external project sponsors, routinely informing key stakeholders of project plans, status updates, milestones (including subject enrollment metrics), through regular reporting and coordinated discussions with the respective stake holders.
- Manages program budget working synergistically with Research Administration resources to perform transactional tasks; i.e. sponsor invoicing, patient financial billing, services, and management, etc. Proactively manages supplies and staffing needs and develops tools to forecast resource ratios for fiscal stewardship of program.
- Responsible for the supervision and leadership of program research staff, including research nurses, clinical research specialists, and research assistants.
- Coordinates the process flow of a study from initial Accountable Executive approval to IRB through the final sign off and study close.
- Facilitates feasibility, IRB review and approvals between multi-sites based upon governing policies
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
BNI Muhammad Ali Parkinson's Center
Position Summary: The Clinical Research Regulatory Specialist is responsible and accountable for ensuring inpatient and outpatient research protocols are coordinated through the regulatory process at study start-up and through the life of the study.
Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is an internationally renowned medical center that offers care for people from throughout the world with brain and spine diseases, disorders. BNI is home to the Muhammed Ali Parkinson's Center. Our team of neurologists, research professionals, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists are dedicated to providing the best clinical care, research, rehabilitation, education, and support. Our demonstrated commitment to these areas has earned us the distinction as a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence. We are also a world leader in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery for the treatment of movement disorders.
The Movement Disorder's Clinical Research Regulatory Specialist is responsible and accountable for ensuring inpatient and outpatient research protocols are coordinated through the regulatory process at study start-up and through the life of the study. Job duties will include the review and preparation of site informed consent forms, collection and maintenance of regulatory documents, completion of Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications and modifications, tracking of IRB approvals, completion of continuing review reporting, and preparation and assistance with internal and sponsor monitoring visits. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of human research policies, regulations, procedures and standards according to FDA, ICH, GCP guidelines is required. This position interacts with a variety of customers, both internal and external, requiring exceptional communication skills. The ability to multi-task and remain organized in a high volume clinical trial setting is required.
The Arizona Public Cord Blood Program is a offered at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
Save the Cord Foundation is proud to be the education partner for the Arizona Public Cord Blood program. Through this innovative program the Arizona Department of Health Services and the Arizona Biomedical Research Centre provide Arizona with a public umbilical cord blood banking program. It is free to donate your newborn’s cord blood to this program, if you are giving birth at any of the participating hospitals.
Our Program is seeking a Clinical Research Specialist to join our team!
Coordinates and participates in clinical research studies. Collects, compiles, documents, and reports clinical research data.
Prepares project reports as it relates to program management and grant funding.
This position will primarily support the Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) Spine Research Program. Responsibilities will focus around clinical research and include: identification and consent of clinical research participants, data collection and data entry, publication and grant writing assistance, and additional program endeavors that fall within the Barrow Clinical Outcomes Center, Clinical Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory and the National Neurosurgery Quality Outcomes Database. The BNI Spine Program has expanded to include the implementation and analysis of advanced, state-of-the art robotics and navigation methodologies. There are also quality based imaging, positioning, and neuromonitoring studies in progress with the plan to enhance our operative workflow. The stage is set for the Barrow Spine Program to advance the spine research platform with ambitious clinical and basic science research activities.
With neurosurgical technology changing rapidly, and therapy indications evolving, this is a very exciting and sought after scientific area for candidates to expand their research careers by joining our Neurosurgery Clinical Research Team and help contribute to better treatment options for patients with in spinal deformities and complex spinal reconstructions, spinal cord tumors and spinal trauma.
The Gregory W. Fulton ALS and Neuromuscular Disease Center is seeking a Clinical Research Specialist to join our team. Multiple Openings!
The ALS Center was founded to integrate high quality care with cutting edge research for neuromuscular disorders, including ALS, Pompe disease, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Myasthenia Gravis, among others. Over the past several years, the ALS Center researchers have conducted over 20 sponsored and investigator initiated clinical trials for ALS and Neuromuscular disorders, with new research projects continually added across time.
The Clinical Research Specialist coordinates and participates in clinical research studies. Collects, compiles, documents, and reports clinical research data. Prepares project reports as it relates to program management and grant funding.
For more information about the Gregory W. Fulton ALS Center at Barrow Neurological Institute, please visit the following website: https://www.barrowneuro.org/centers-programs/als-neuromuscular-disease/
For more information about clinical trials that the ALS and Neuromuscular research team are currently involved in, please visit the following website: https://www.barrowneuro.org/centers-programs/als-neuromuscular-disease/resources/als-clinical-trials/
We have an exciting opportunity to join the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix - AZ, a NAEC designated Level 4 Epilepsy Center. Be a part of the Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System team at Barrow, a quality improvement and research network dedicated to improving outcomes for those with epilepsy.
The Clinical Research Specialist coordinates and participates in clinical research studies. Collects, compiles, documents, and reports clinical research data. Prepares project reports as it relates to program management and grant funding.
For more information please visit Barrow Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System.
Our BNI Jan & Ann Lewis Migraine Research Program is seeking a Clinical Research Specialist to join our team!
Ensures assigned studies are conducted in accordance with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Institutional Review Board (IRB), HIPAA regulations and institutional requirements, which includes, but not limited to, the following duties:
- Knowledge of all regulatory requirements and institutional requirements when conducting the study protocol(s).
- Participant recruitment including pre-screening, new potential participant follow-up and collaboration with the Investigators and external recruitment sources.
- Coordinates research subject informed consent and entry into appropriate research studies ensuring that all inclusion and exclusion criteria are met.
- With the Investigator, conducts informed consent conversation with the potential participant and/or caregiver.
- Coordinates and/or performs a variety of procedures/tests including, but not limited to, laboratory tests/phlebotomy, vital signs, ECG/EKGs, imaging studies, cognitive evaluations, as well as other needs as outlined in the study protocol(s).
- Obtains medical history, medical records and all other procedures outlined in the study protocol(s) within the allowed timelines.
- Responds to patient inquires via phone or in person in a timely manner.
- Processing and shipments of samples collected as outlined in the study protocol(s).
- Provides participant educations, with the Investigators, research pharmacist, and other members of the research study team, such as study specific procedures, diary/study log, proper dosage/administration, and specific restrictions as outlined in the study protocol(s).
- Completes case report forms, data entry, and maintains source documentation for all study participants.
- Triages, tracks and reports adverse events and deviations to the Investigator as well as the sponsor and IRB in accordance to their requirements.
- Coordinates research monitor visits and responds to all data queries in a timely manner.
The Petznick Stroke Center at Barrow Neurological Institute is among the most advanced and busiest stroke centers in the country. The expert staff in the Stroke Program cares for more stroke victims than any other hospital in the southwestern United States. Our Stroke Program has also treated more patients with tPA (tissue plasminogen activator), the only FDA-approved "clot-busting" drug, than any hospital in the United States.
Our dedicated stroke team is committed to providing excellent patient care, conducting research into the prevention and treatment of stroke, and educating our community about risk factors. Clinical Research Specialists are responsible for but not limited to the following job duties:
• Ensures assigned studies are conducted in accordance with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Institutional Review Board (IRB), HIPAA regulations and institutional requirements, which includes, but not limited to, the following duties:
o Knowledge of all regulatory requirements and institutional requirements when conducting the study protocol(s).
o Participant recruitment including pre-screening, new potential participant follow-up and collaboration with the Investigators.
o Coordinates research subject informed consent and entry into appropriate research studies ensuring that all inclusion and exclusion criteria are met.
o With the Investigator, conducts informed consent conversation with the potential participant and/or caregiver.
o Coordinates and/or performs a variety of procedures/tests including, but not limited to, laboratory tests/phlebotomy, vital signs, ECG/EKGs, imaging studies, cognitive evaluations, as well as other needs as outlined in the study protocol(s).
o Obtains medical history, medical records and all other procedures outlined in the study protocol(s) within the allowed timelines.
o Responds to patient inquires via phone or in person in a timely manner.
o Processing and shipments of samples collected as outlined in the study protocol(s).
o Provides participant educations, with the Investigators, research pharmacist, and other members of the research study team, such as study specific procedures, diary/study log, proper dosage/administration, and specific restrictions as outlined in the study protocol(s).
o Completes case report forms, data entry, and maintains source documentation for all study participants.
o Triages, tracks and reports adverse events and deviations to the Investigator as well as the sponsor and IRB in accordance to their requirements.
o Coordinates research monitor visits and responds to all data queries in a timely manner.
o Collaborates and performs in-services with other hospital departments to ensure patient safety as well as ensuring the correct execution of the research studies.
o Workload including a majority of StrokeNet clinical trials as well as Industry Sponsored and Investigator Initiated.
Barrow Neurological Petznick Stroke Program
National supply chain contracts must be implemented at the local level. This position will be responsible for planning, implementing, maintaining, and evaluating identified critical high volume supplies used within the critical supply areas. The critical supply areas include, but not limited to the OR, Cath Lab, GI Lab, and Radiology and general supplies house wide as indicated.
- Works collaboratively with clinical and non-clinical stakeholders on local and system-wide savings implementations to ensure achievement of hospital and CHI National goals
- Acts as a liaison between end users and the national supply chain leadership
- Communicates national savings initiatives to local clinicians
- Responsible for procurement of new products and technologies that are based within contracting
- Coordinates trial and evaluation projects for national initiatives and new product requests
- Collaborates with physicians and clinicians and all department leaders as necessary
- Monitors the vendor credentialing system for functionality, and serves as administrator to add policy, and restrict access if necessary
- Creatively suggests new savings opportunities for local facilities
- Participates in the local standing clinical meetings for optimum communication opportunity
- Responsible for contract exception requests and directing individuals as appropriate.
- Honoring and caring for the dignity of all persons in mind, body, and spirit
- Ensuring the highest quality of care for those we serve
- Working together as a team to achieve our goals
- Improving continuously by listening, and asking for and responding to feedback
- Seeking new and better ways to meet the needs of those we serve
- Using our resources wisely
- Understanding how each of our roles contributes to the success of our organization.
- Integrity & Character– exhibits high standards of personal conduct by engaging in ethical decision-making, honoring commitments, communicating openly/honestly, and living our values.
- Spirituality– gives evidence that she/he finds a higher meaning in work and demonstrates caring for others in body, mind, and spirit
- Performance– creates a clear line of sight between strategic priorities and individual goals, monitors progress, provides accurate and timely feedback, and recognizes contributions.
- Communications– communicates clarity of purpose and direction in a manner that energizes, and fosters commitment; provides ongoing encouragement as well as information vital to success
- Collaboration & Teamwork – seeks out and values diversity in people and perspectives; manages conflict in a manner that improves results and relationships; acts in the best interest of all of our organization's stakeholders
- Caring & Service– Consistently treats others with respect; holds team accountable to high service standards; appropriately involves others in decisions impacting them
- Learning & Growth - Regularly invests time in developing, and coaching others; energizes team innovate, to continuously improve processes, and share knowledge across the organization
- Future Focus– Actively seeks opportunity for growth consistent with the organization's Mission, Vision, Values
- Change Leadership– Gains a willing commitment to change, and assists others in coping with ongoing pace of change
- Achieving Results– Holds self and team members accountable for people, performance, quality and growth outcomes
- Initiative: Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives, goes beyond what is required, seeks to resolve problems without being asked.
The Social Worker provides psychosocial assessment, discharge planning/coordination, community referrals, crisis intervention and supportive counseling. This position is the primary discipline for complex discharge coordination to lower levels of care, determining referrals for abuse and neglect of adults and children, assessing and coordinating services for psychiatric/suicidal patients, and determining safe discharges for vulnerable newborns, children, and adults.
JOIN US NOW as we are seeking a CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT (CNA) who is passionate about the health and well-being of our patients to perform direct patient care: bathing, oral care, feeding, ambulation, vital signs and other activities of daily living as well as other duties that may include inventory, documentation, clerical, dietary, light housekeeping and computer input. Located in Phoenix, AZ, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.
SUMMARY - The Coding Department Auditor conducts internal audits on Coding Department staff to ensure services are entered into the billing system, and coded per published guidelines correctly. Additionally this position will complete audits on providers who are identified for possible clinical documentation improvement and provide education and feedback on areas identified through audit.
Supports the development and implementation of internal communications materials, programs and tactics, including newsletters, talking points, project management, employee forums, videos, websites, social media, and email. Collaborates with human resources, marketing, corporate communications, and hospital leadership to identify and develop content. Cultivates and engages internal audiences. Facilitates internal communications; builds employee engagement; maintains brand standards; supports the service area's strategic goals; and works with marketing and external communications to accomplish key objectives.
***Candidate must be a current or previous resident of Prescott (or surrounding area) Arizona***
- Developing "regular" updates on affiliation activities for internal stakeholders
- Cycle dependent upon on critical milestones
- What's been accomplished / what's ahead
- Shared via pre-approved newsletter template - with voice and content in alignment with CommonSpirit Health brand and editorial guidelines
- Developing Employee Engagement type content for internal stakeholders
- Developing and implementing "mini" communications plan within larger framework, dedicated to specific affiliation process, technology or functional area transitions and adoptions within a specific - somewhat time constrained - timeline.
- may include announcements, bulletins, training session, instructional info, etc. Talking points would be provided by workstream leader(s)
- Human resources communications, in concert with workstream leaders
- Works closely with and under direction of Dignity Health Arizona VP of HR and affiliation workstream leaders, particularly those in specific functional areas. Matrix to Division Marketing/Communications/Public Relations leaders.
- Ability to take complex or talking-point style information and craft for maximum stakeholder understanding and comprehension
Responsible for reviewing menus and preparing meals according to production sheets using proper sanitation techniques and maintaining proper portion control and leftover utilization. Demonstrates leadership skill.
Processes payments for meals for employees, patients, and families.
THE CARDIAC REHABILITATION PROGRAM at Chandler Regional Medical Center is a comprehensive program which includes education and supervised exercise to help facilitate a safe and successful recovery for those with heart disease, or those at high risk of developing heart disease. The Cardiac Rehab program is comprised of three phases each designed to meet the needs of the patients. Phase I (Inpatient), and PHII and PHIII (Outpatient). The inpatient staff work 8 hour shifts coverage 5 days a week. The outpatient staff work 10 hour shifts on M-W-F and the remaining hours are covered on Tuesday and Thursday's to meet incoming patient needs. The staff consists of RN's, Exercise Physiologists, and a registered dietitian who floats to this department to meet the cardiac diet education needs.
JOIN US NOW as we are seeking a dynamic Coordinator who is passionate about customer service to facilitate the patient admission flow, including activities such as: patient identification, including accurate demographic and insurance information, and collections of required signatures and documents, be responsible for the verification and authorization of insurance benefits in order to obtain accurate and prompt reimbursement, provide information and answers questions about the Dignity Payment Assistance program, collect co-payments, patient liabilities, and enter all necessary information into the hospital computer system.
Located in the City of Chandler, Az, a suburb of Phoenix, this position is critical to the success of Chandler Regional Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.